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Level 6 Award in Agriculture 6M20486

Note: Learners seeking to work as agricultural workers need excellent hand-eye coordination skills; excellent listening skills; an ability to work well with others; physical stamina; physical strength and mechanical skills to operate machinery.

The aim of this programme is to enable the learner acquire the skills, knowledge and competency required to work independently in agriculture, supervising and managing the operation of a range of farming activities in a supervised environment and/or to progress to further or higher education.

For further information please go to:https://www.qqi.ie//sites/docs/AwardsLibraryPdf/6M20486_AwardSpecifications_English.pdf

Target Award

QQI Agriculture – 6M20486

Start Date: 17-09-2023Hours/week: 23 Hrs 00 MinsDuration: 35 weeks

Timetable

Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Education Requirements
NFQ Level 5 in a relevant disciple when accessing a Level 6 programme.

CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 6 courses for those whose first language is not English?

Mature learner?entry requirements?available?via the local ETB pathway?

Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA?Applicants?and may be subject to full international fees?(Please refer to Information for International Learners)

*Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.


Age Requirements
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)?


Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.


Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a broad range of knowledge, skills and?competencies?relevant to the course and be able to exercise initiative and independence when carrying out course activities

Module Award Body
Work Practice Work Practice (6N1947) QQI
Farm Management and Business Planning Farm Management & Business Planning (6N20462) QQI
Sustainable Farming in the Environment Sustainable Farming in the Environment (6N20463) QQI
Capstone for Agriculture Capstone for Agriculture (6N20464) QQI
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to facilitate Agriculture Discussion Groups.

Provider

Colaiste an Atha


Location

Kilmuckridge, Co. Wexford


Contact Details

Course Contact:
Elizabeth Martin

Email:
elizabethmartin@colaisteanatha.ie

Phone:
0539130169